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airport. 86 at dulles and 85 at bwi thurgood marshall. 72 at d.c. 69 at baltimore. so another hot day. 90degrees is where we're headed. a southerly wind flow from five to 10 miles per hour. we'll have no shortage of sunshine today so looking good. i'll have more details on the full forecast just ahead. back to you. >> thank you. >>> president obama's much anticipated speech at the democratic national convention in north carolina last night and today, both the president and his gop rival mitt romney are campaigning in new hampshire. >> last night, the president accepted his party's nomination. fox's craig boswell reports. >> reporter: president obama officially accepts his nomination for the second term as he lays out his plans for four more years. >> i accept your nomination for president of the united states. >> reporter: with just two months before the election, president obama hopes an energetic convention will give him the momentum his campaign needs. >> i don't believe that rolling back regulations on wall street will help the small business woman expand or the laid off construction
this hour. 73 at baltimore. 72 at culpeper and 72 at hagerstown. it will be a hot day today, folks so be prepared. yesterday's highs, we hit 90 at reagan national airport. expect it to be 90 degrees today. back to you. >> thank you. >>> to politics now. bill clinton fires up the democratic base. the former president took center stage on the second day of the democratic national convention. >> the threat of storms forced the organizers to move tonight's speech by president obama indoors. >> reporter: former president bill commit headline the second night of democratic national convention as he officially nominates president obama for a second term. >> i want barack obama to be the next president of the united states. and i proudly nominate him to be the standard bearer of the democratic party. >> reporter: former president clinton explaining why he should be re-elected. >> he is still committed to constructive cooperation. look at his record. he appointed republican secretaries of defense, the army and transportation. he appointed a vice president who ran against him in 2008. >> report
at the u.s. prison in guantanamo bay before getting released into saudi custody. custody. >>> in baltimore, the perry hall high school student shot on the first day of classes is waking up in his own bed. he went home yesterday after spending the last two weeks in the hospital. the 17-year-old boy who has down's syndrome was struck by a bullet when another student opened fire in the cafeteria. police have said he was randomly hit. when asked what he was going to do when he got home, he explained that he planned to play with his dog, make tacos and watch the baltimore ravens game. >>> d.c. police need your help tracking down the suspect accused of shooting a rite aid employee. they say the man walked into the store wearing a surgical mask sunday night and shot the assistant manager in both legs. it is the second timan employee at this particular rite aid has been shot. the first incident happened back in april and that suspect has been arrested. >>> the mayor of a city arrested and charged with taking bribes? that is next as we check more headlines. >>> a massive teacher strike in one. the
. >> we are talking the second running of the baltimore grand prix. drivers had to wind around the 13 had been opportunity takoma park in the streets of downtown baltimore. i guess they are professionals. there were nine caution flags during
for a memorial fund set up in marckel's name. >>> a bail hearing for a baltimore teen charged with shooting another student on the first day of school has been postponed. the attorney for 15-year-old robert gladden, jr. has requested the delay saying the teen has been on a suicide watch while being treated at a psychiatric hospital. gladden as excused of opening fire in the cafeteria of perry hall high school. police say one. bullets hit a boy in the back. he is expected to be okay. >>> fo three years ago that killed nine people. this animation shows what happens. notice, as the front train enters the faulty track circuit, the computer system fails to direct it and automatically accelerates the next train causing the collision. vague real time monitoring system in place now could prevent another deadly accident. accident. >>> pepco is back on the hot seat. it is their turn to explain why millions of customers suffered days without power after the derecho that tore through the d.c. area in june. le maryland public service commission began the hearings yesterday mostly with baltimore gazarek
in baltimore. he worked as a contractor with nih at the website clinicaltrials.gov and taught at the university of maryland. >>> d.c. is not alone in storm cleanup. heavy rain pelted the mid-atlantic and northeast in parts of pennsylvania, delaware, and new jersey. some will deal with the rain through the morning commute. this morning many homeowners along millers island in baltimore county are dealing with the aftermath of flooding. waves of high water from the chesapeake bay came crashing over the sea wall into backyards. some saw a foot of water rise up into their yards and streets. much of that water receded late in the evening. >>> a maryland woman is thankful she wasn't hurt after a huge tree fell and barely missed her. danella was in the bathroom and had that tree crash through her bedroom in weatherly. as investigators tried to cut the tree down, the porch collapses. no one got hurt. >> i'm very, very blessed. not lucky, but blessed. the tree missed me by six inches. >>> the family says the house is 110 years old and structurally sound. they expect the damage from the fallen tree to be
tweet aimed at baltimore raven torrey smith has lines lighting up. a fan took a close loss to baltimore too far. she said that smith should call his brother to tell him about the win and ended with #toosoon. smith dedicated the game to his brother tevin he was killed in a motorcycle saturday. he was arguably the player of the game with two touchdowns. the tweet has been removed. yeah, too soon is right. >>> the army corps of engineers is not liable for billions of dollars of damage hurricane katrina caused. the three-judge panel threw out a ruling that the corps should be held responsible for damaged property that they blame on its maintenance of a new orleans shipping channel. the corps of engineers is immune from lawsuits under what's called the federal tort claims act. >>> this wildfire in southern california is now deadly. firefighters found the man's body inside a burned home near the mexican border. they say he ignored evacuation orders. neighbors say the man was 82 years old and only had one leg. the wildfire has destroyed at least 30 homes, hundreds of others in jeopardy. >>> of
the field in the ravens-bengals game in baltimore. it was the first time since the officials union reached a new agreement on the contract. players and fans were upset with the referees' performance the first three weeks of the season. commissioner goodell apologized to fans for the lockout. >> we're sorry to bring the fans through that. we're sorry to bring the general public through that. that's, unfortunately, part of labor management disputes. >> the referees union plans on voting tooday and tomorrow on te labor deal. this will give you a sense how controversial those calls were. one vegas sportsbook is offering refunds to customers who bet on the packers-seahawks game. seahawks won on a controversial touchdown call in the final play of the game. the casino owner calls this a unique situation and says it's the right thing to do for its customers. >> i'm going to disagree with that. >> you are? >> it's gambling. that's how it's supposed to work with gambling. >> but this casino decided -- >> it's good pr for sure. >>> ahead on "news 4 today," still fighting for their first division crow
through howard county and baltimore county. it's moving away, leaving the bigger part of the rain. still there will be lingering showers left coming in for the morning rush. umbrella ready today with a chance of showers, a milder start. 57 to 64 degrees around 8:00 a.m. by the noon hour, cloud cover. most of the rain is going to be north, up around northern maryland. temperatures by noontime, 74 to 77 degrees. for your afternoon commute, much warmer with a high of 84. it's the afternoon rush where we have the best chance of showers. i'll be back at 4:41 with your four-day forecast. right now, first 4 traffic. >> thanks, veronica. >>> checking the roadways. still dealing with a work zone in place if you're taking the inner loop of the beltway. really trying to access the ramp. construction happening on the ramp. it may be slowing you down a bit still, but it should be wrapping up soon. if you're traveling the inner loop of the beltway at kenilworth avenue, i did see construction on the right side, blocking the right lanes, but that's gone. looks like your travel lanes are open as you cont
between baltimore and beltsville. very light volume. let's head over to i-270, clear here between frederick and the beltway. no issues to report as you make your way southbound. northbound as well, you're in the clear. i'm back in ten, but this time we're taking a look at your rails. eun, over to you. >>> 4:54. metro riders on the blue and yellow lines could see green today. metro is launching a new campaign called hello yellow. they're handing out free $5 fare cards at the pentagon and l'enfant stations from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. it's an effort to convince blue line riders a transfer to the yellow line can cut travel time. the blue line runs fewer peak hour trains, which leads to crowded trains. metro will pass out free cards tomorrow and thursday as well. >>> d.c. needs nearly $3 million more than expected to upgrade and upkeep parking meters. the "washington examiner" reports the d.c. council will take up emergency spending to upgrade the improvements. they include connecting 6,000 spaces to an emergency network so federal transportation officials can know when they're empty. that
at it again tonight. -- they end up pounding the cubs 7-5. >> baltimore wins 12-0 despite a little rain. zach britain pitched seven scoreless innings. os are tied for first place with the yankees who fell for the rays. i didn't see my man being manny machado in those highlights. >> i think i fell more love for the orioles from tucker than the nats. >>> a message in a bottle washed ashore in satellite beach. >> the woman who found the bottle is trying to track down the person would wrote the message. we have a report. >> reporter: amy neiman hit the sand at satellite beach recently to celebrate. >> we came out if a blue moon party. >> a rarity seen only one every two or three years. >> if i have teen friends all in a circle on the beach with food and drink and we were just waiting for the moon to rise. >> reporter: a great time with no expect taxicab commission of anything unusual. as the party rolled on, amy and her husband took a little stroll down to the water's edge. when they got this, she felt something ump up against her foot so she reached down and made perhaps the most surprising disc
're clear between the beltway and the baltimore beltway here. also checking out things if you're traveling 295 heading into the district, nice and clear as well. also checking roads in prince george's county, along 5, not seeing any issues there, nice and clear. i'm back in ten minutes this time with a look at your rails. aaron and eun, back over to you. >> turbgs danella. >>> watch your speeds if you're traveling near schools in charles county. three new cameras up in waldorf. one at smallwood drive near wade elementary. another on leonardtown near thomas stone high school. and one at berry road and jennifer school lane. get caught speeding in those areas, and you'll get a $40 fine. >>> the tomkins court development celebrated the grand opening of this beautiful playground yesterday afternoon. it was built by 200 volunteers, including some of the washington capitals. center brooks laich helped put together slides, laid some cement, and made sure these kids have a safe place to play. >> it's awesome. it's a weird kind of joy. i feel like i helped out and so many other people did too. there
county, up into frederick county and around baltimore county. all that making its way to the east toward hartford and cecil county. what's going to be happening the next couple days is we'll still be dealing with this weather front that's been north of our area. we were on the warm side of it yesterday with temperatures in the low 80s. we'll on the warm side of that front for today. we've got a chance of rain back i think during the late afternoon and evening hours. here we are at 7:00. you can see some of the heavier rain and even some thunderstorms coming back into our area. so for a good chunk of the day, we'll be looking at a partly sunny sky and some pretty warm conditions. so that front is right over us tomorrow. so chance of some storms a lirt earlier tomorrow. as far as this afternoon, a chance of isolated thunderstorms. after about 5:00 p.m., temperatures will climb in the upper 0s to low 80s again. so it will be a short sleeve kind of day for the college students, for the kids heading off to high school. today they're probably going to be wearing the short pants. 66 to 73, isol
to solve one of our region's biggest headaches, traffic. >>> welcome back at 4:44. the baltimore ravens are rallying around tory smith after his brother died in a motorcycle accident. teven jones died friday night in northwest virginia. he traveled to virginia to be with his family but decided to play in last night's game against the patriots. he ended up having a great game, scoring touchdowns and helping the ravens win 34-31. afterward, he talked about how he felt about playing with such a tragedy hanging over him. >> you play with a heavy heart, you want to play for that person. my mom and everyone at the family was back at the house. i texted my mom when i got back to the stadium. that's when i really made the decision i was going to play. she was excited about it. she was like, of course, he would want you to play. >> the ravens had a moment of silence before the ge for jones. police are still investigating the crash but say alcohol was not a factor. >>> 15 before the hour. counselors will be on hand at watkins mill high school to talk about an accident involving a 15-year-old stud
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